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SATIRICAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does satirical mean? 

SATIRICAL (adjective)
  The adjective SATIRICAL has 1 sense:

1. exposing human folly to ridicule

  Familiarity information: SATIRICAL used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SATIRICAL (adjective)


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Meaning:

Exposing human folly to ridicule

Synonyms:

satiric; satirical

Context example:

a persistent campaign of mockery by the satirical fortnightly magazine

Similar:

sarcastic (expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds)


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